The Aerospace Industry Uses RICO Equipment for Towing 175,000 pound "Dead Vehicles"
Industry Showcased: Aerospace
Capacity 175,000 LBS
This vehicle provided a solution for towing large capacity “Dead Vehicles” to safe locations to perform maintenance or storage.
RICO designed this vehicle for large capacity towing of load in excess of 175,000 lbs for the automotive, steel and aerospace industry.
This model featured an all-wheel drive system providing maximum startup torque and responsive braking for load such as a 737 plane, large trailers or raw materials transport towing. The towing coupler was designed to free float vertically and horizontally with self-centering springs for easy position to the load.
The operator cab is fully enclosed and is equipped with heat and air-conditioning for operator comfort for indoor or outdoor usage. Windows are positioned throughout the cab as well and include in the overhead guard for optimal operator visibility. This vehicle featured additional safety features with a full light package included headlights, safety strobes, parking and braking lights.